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Azul Platform Prime Awarded Cloud Infrastructure Solution of the Year by the 2024 Tech Ascension Awards
[March 20, 2024]

Azul Platform Prime Awarded Cloud Infrastructure Solution of the Year by the 2024 Tech Ascension Awards

Azul, the only company 100% focused on Java, today announced that Azul Platform Prime has been recognized as the Cloud Infrastructure Solution of the Year by the 2024 Tech Ascension Awards.

Azul Platform Prime is an enhanced build of OpenJDK that reduces cloud infrastructure costs while improving application performance. It provides superior performance, consistency and efficiency, allowing companies to slash expenses by 20%+ for servers and cloud compute instances, and drive continuous value with DevOps teams.

With Azul Platform Prime, companies are reducing cloud waste and improving application performance for Java applications and frameworks without changing a line of code. It is ideal for demanding, business-critical applications and for companies with large fleets of Java-based applications or infrastructure.

"In today's data-driven age, innovation in cloud technology is more crucial than ever," said David Campbell, CEO of Tech Ascension Awards. "This year's winners exemplify the cutting-edge advancements and leadership that are driving the industry forward. Their contributions are not only enhancing cloud technology capabilities but also empowering businesses to achieve new heights of efficiency and performance."

Evaluated by technology innovation, market research and competitive differentiators, the Tech Ascension Awards recognize the very best innovations in technolgy. The class-leading vendors that received recognition from the Tech Ascension Awards showcased technology that solves critical industry challenges and produces invaluable business outcomes for their customers.

"At Azul, we understand the struggles enterprises face in managing their cloud costs while also trying to ensure peak performance. Azul Platform Prime was developed precisely to tackle this challenge head-on. By providing a runtime that allows Java code to run faster, organizations require less compute, which results in a lower cloud bill and a significant boost in DevOps productivity and efficiency," said Scott Sellers, co-founder and CEO at Azul. "We're thrilled to receive this recognition from the Tech Ascension Awards as it underscores our ongoing commitment to providing customers with solutions that enable them to achieve their business priorities while protecting the bottom line."

For more information about Azul Platform Prime, click here.

About the Tech Ascension Awards

The Tech Ascension Awards elevate companies that possess cutting-edge, innovative technology that solve critical challenges in their respective markets. Tech Ascension winners rise above the crowded consumer and enterprise technology industries and receive validation from an independent organization. Applicants are judged based on technology innovation and uniqueness, market research (analyst reports, media coverage, customer case studies), hard performance stats, and competitive differentiators. The awards recognize leaders in cybersecurity, DevOps, big data and more.

About Azul Systems Inc.

Headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, Azul provides the Java platform for the modern cloud enterprise. Azul is the only company 100% focused on Java. Millions of Java developers, hundreds of millions of devices and the world's most highly regarded businesses trust Azul to power their applications with exceptional capabilities, performance, security, value and success. Azul customers include 36% of the Fortune 100, 50% of Forbes top-10 World's Most Valuable Brands, all 10 of the world's top-10 financial trading companies and leading brands like Avaya, Bazaarvoice, BMW, Credit Suisse, Deutsche Telekom, LG, Mastercard, Mizuho, Priceline, Salesforce, Software AG and Workday. Learn more at and follow us @azulsystems.

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